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India vs West Indies 2011: News

Indian Test squad chosen from the future point of view: Srikkanth

India's chief selector Krishnamachari Srikkanth on Friday said that the Indian squad for the first Test against West Indies in Delhi has been chosen with an eye on the future and exuded confidence that the side would do well.

Tendulkar goes full throttle, fit for Kotla Test

Sachin Tendulkar showed he has completely recovered from a toe injury by having a full batting session at India's nets here on Friday. HT reports.

Dhoni does not want Tendulkar milestone to be distraction

Sachin has been stuck on 99 tons (51 in Tests and 48 in One-dayers) since the 50-over World Cup earlier this year and fans expect him to reach the milestone on home soil against a West Indies attack not without its limitations.

Sad signs for Test cricket as holiday crowd keeps away

At a time when Test cricket is losing its charm with the public, the Ferozshah Kotla was filled to one-third of its capacity on the opening day of the Test. Khurram Habib reports.

'Pragyan was waiting for opportunity'

The impressive return of left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha into the Test cricket with a haul of six for 72 in the first innings against West Indies at the Ferozshah Kotla stadium at Delhi did not surprise his father Maheswar Ojha in New Delhi.

A witty Sehwag pitches it right

Virender Sehwag can tickle your senses when you least expect him to. HT reports.

Ashwin to get hitched a day before Kolkata Test

The Tamil Nadu tweaker ties the knot on November 13, a day before the second Test begins at Kolkata. Khurram Habib reports.

‘Nice to go into wedding after winning’

Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who made a dream Test debut with nine wickets against West Indies, said he was happy to go into his wedding after a successful start to his Test career.

Ashwin marries in a low-key ceremony

India's newest spin sensation R Ashwin today tied the knot with his childhood friend Preethi Narayanan in a low-key wedding ceremony attended by only family members and close friends.

Ashwin joins Bradman club

He is just one Test old but R Ashwin has already joined an illustrious group of cricketers, including Sir Donald Bradman, who tied the knot during or before an international series.

Didi comes to Eden, says victory is hers!

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today descended on the famed Eden Gardens here and feted the Indian cricket team for its emphatic win over the West Indies, stumping captain M S Dhoni with a googly: "This victory is as much mine as yours!"

Dravid and VVS as agile as ever in slips

Not the most athletic Test team, India can take comfort that Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman, both in late thirties, don't miss many at first slip. Somshuvra Laha reports.

Heavy demand for tickets

The India and West Indies teams arrived at Visakhapatnam on Wednesday for the second ODI to be played on December 2.

Difficult to stop Indian juggernaut: Sammy

West Indies are yet to win a match against India despite coming agonisingly close on a few occasions during this tour so far.

Daring Sammy strikes back with a vengeance

On Monday, Darren smashed an unbeaten 17-ball 41 runs that would silence his critics for a while. More importantly, his late charge helped West Indies gain the upper hand. Amol Karhadkar reports.
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